Construction Computer Software's construction & engineering solutions provide real-time information helping you make informed decisions at the right time and at the right level for better results. Developed for contractors by contractors, our Estimating, Project Control, Cost and Enterprise Management software helps increase and improve:

  • Control
  • Compliance
  • Efficiency
  • Profit

Used in more than 50 countries, we provide specialised software to the global construction & engineering industry and have done so for over 35 years. We add value to every stage of the project lifecycle in delivery of the built environment. From the first estimate to the final account, CCS’s complete cost and enterprise management solution comprising of BuildSmart, our Construction and Engineering Cost Management and Enterprise Accounts solution and Candy, our Estimating and Project Control solution, work seamlessly together providing arguably the most powerful and innovative solution to meet your business needs.

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Complete solution provider to the construction & engineering industry

  • State of the art technology & deep industry IP
  • Essential and detailed daily project & cost control
  • Feature-rich enterprise accounting system
  • Provides one source of truth enabling complete management of process & lifecycle
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Estimating, planning & project control solutions for the built environment

  • Single user interface for: Quantity Take-Off, Analytical Estimating, Critical Path Planning, Dynamic Forecasting, Cashflow Modelling, Monthly Valuations & Earned Value Management
  • Helps you optimally deliver the results you and your clients demand
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Web based enterprise management solution for the built environment

  • Brings together all sources of cost: from procurement, payroll and overheads to plant and equipment, stores and workshops
  • Real time comparison identifying cost variances by activity and type
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Tech Blog - Candy and COVID-19

The impact of the latest site operating procedures on productivity, program, procurement and preliminaries, and what Candy can do to help you analyse and mitigate the effects.

Embracing the new normal with CCS

As COVID-19 lockdowns begin to lift around the world, there are several key challenges the construction industry will face upon returning to site. Namely managing your supply chain, cash flow, workforce, subcontractors, project planning and cost control.

Working from home in construction. Is it possible?

With so many variables to consider, here are several ways a company can guarantee both the productivity and happiness of its employees by implementing readily available solutions designed for individuals working from home.


Lockdown Lesson SA Flag

Bizcommunity is reaching out to South Africa's top industry players to share their experience of the current Covid-19 crisis, how their organisations are navigating these unusual times, where the challenges and opportunities lie, and their industry outlook for the near future. They chatted to CCS CEO, Andrew Skudder.

CCS Survey reveals Construction Industry response to COVID-19

CCS recently conducted a survey, among our clients, stakeholders and industry partners, to establish how they have been affected by the lockdown and what measures they are putting in place to manage the current situation. Some interesting insights emerged.

How first principles estimating software can enable construction firms to control their costs.

The construction industry is a highly competitive environment that operates on very tight margins at the best of times. The sector has been under pressure for some time now and the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic has added a squeeze to construction companies throughout the world. 

Andrew Skudder, CEO of CCS, says that in difficult times the ability to manage costs and have intimate control of budgets is imperative for competitiveness and survival, and that software can enable this.